Gilmer County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 05/24 to 6/13

Arrest Reports

FYN publishes the arrest reports provided by the GCSO.  The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for to obtain and post the arrest records of any and all individuals arrested in Gilmer County. Those arrests are posted on for viewing pleasure. Please remember that all individuals listed have been arrested and charged, however, they are presumed innocent until guilt has been proven in a court of law.

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Jacqueline M. McFarland: Obituary


Jacqueline M. McFarland

Mrs. Jacqueline M. McFarland, age 59, of Ellijay, died Friday, May 24, 2019.

Mrs. McFarland was born January 10, 1960 in Atlanta, Ga. She was a homemaker. Her brother; James Richard Flannagan, Jr preceded her in death.

Survivors include: husband; Johnny McFarland, children: Robert Thomas Hein, Seattle, WA, Christopher Michael Hein, New Kent, VA, Triston David McFarland, Ellijay, Brittany Michelle Avalos, Sanford, NC, 9 grandchildren; parents: Dick and Regina Flannagan, Ellijay, and Jack and Fae Kirksey, Jonesboro,
brothers; Timothy Frank Flannagan, Flowery Branch, Jack Michael Kirksey, Jonesboro, sister; Connie Toole, Jonesboro, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00 am from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Rosser officiating. The family will meet with friends Thursday from 10:00 am until the funeral hour of 11: 00 am. Interment will be at 3:00 pm in the Crestlawn cemetery in Atlanta.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Willard (Bud) Lee: Obituary


Willard (Bud) Lee

Mr. Willard (Bud) Lee, age 97, of Ellijay, died Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Mr. Lee was born May 18, 1922, in Briartown NC, the son of the late George Arthur and Elda Caroline Hampton Lee. He was a retired textile worker, a veteran serving in WWII, with the US Navy and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. His wife, Edith (Edie) Lee preceded him in death

Survivors include: sons; Roger Lee, Woodstock, Ronald Lee, Covington, LA, grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held Saturday May 25, 2019 at 11:00 am from the New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Clayton and Rev. Steve Jones officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

The family will meet with friends Friday from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge arrangements.

Tyler Santea Lowery: Obituary


Tyler Santea Lowery

Mr. Tyler Santea Lowery age 22 of Gainesville GA, died Thursday May 23rd, 2019.

Mr. Lowery was born September 13, 1995, in Jasper GA, He is the son of the Cesar and Millie Michelle Perez. He was also of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include: Parents: Cesar Perez and Millie Michelle Perez Brothers: Austin Perez, Jose Perez, Juan Cecilio, and Anthony Bradford Sister: Hailey Perez all of Gainesville GA.

Funeral services will be held Sunday May 26th, 2019 at 3:00pm from the Chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Yukon cemetery.

The family will meet with friends Sunday May 26th from 11:00am until the funeral hour of 3:00pm at the funeral home.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge arrangements.

Vera E. Champion: Obituary


Vera E. Champion

Mrs. Vera E. Champion age 74 of Talking Rock died Monday May 20, 2019.

Mrs. Champion was born October 16, 1944, in Blue Ridge, the daughter of the late Earl and Artie Stiles Dillard. She was a homemaker and member of the Ludville Church of Jesus Christ.

Survivors include; husband, Wilbur Champion, sons; Allen Champion, Ellijay, Roger Champion, Talking Rock, Don Champion, Calhoun, step son, Gerald Champion, Ellijay, step-daughter; Sandra Mullins, Ellijay, brothers Harold Dillard, Ellijay, Reid Dillard, Talking Rock, sisters; Geneva Watkins, Ellijay, Wilma Fountain, Ellijay, Lucille Pendley Jasper, 19 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1; 00pm from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Sister Annette Cross officiating. Interment will be in the Yukon cemetery.

The family will meet with friends Wednesday from 2:00pm until 8:00p at the funeral home.

Bernhardt Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.

MSGT Dennis Elwood Enfinger U.S. Air Force (Ret.): Obituary


MSGT Dennis Elwood Enfinger U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

Dennis Elwood Enfinger U.S. Air Force (Ret.) born in Atlanta, GA on Feb. 24, 1949. He is preceded in death by his parents Elwood and Ruth Enfinger; brother Charles; and daughter Denae.

Dennis leaves behind wife, Cathy; daughter, Nicole; son, Shawn and wife Lara; grandchildren, Brandt, Avery and Ally; brother, Michael and numerous family members in Georgia, Florida and Ohio.

Dennis was a proud United States Air Force Veteran who saw action during Vietnam. Through his hard work, he achieved the rank of Master Sergeant. He received several awards recognizing him for his service, including a Small Arms Expert, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign, Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Af Commendation, Meritorious Service. His fellow soldiers viewed him as a brother in arms and knew that he was as much a part of their family as their loved ones back home. Dennis retired from the USAF in 1989 and once again from Civil Service in 2010 with a combined total of over 42 years of selfless service to his country. Even in retirement, Dennis continued to stay in touch with his old friends while making plenty of new acquaintances.

Dennis enjoyed his time by taking part in things he loved like fishing, hunting, gun collecting, buying “new vehicles” and hanging with friends and family. Dennis was also something of a sports fan and enjoyed following his favorite events whenever he had the chance to do so. Tops on his list were golf, football and auto racing.

Throughout his life, Dennis was a doer and was always actively involved in professional and community organizations. Throughout his later years, Dennis was an active/lifetime member of the VFW, The American Legion and Air Commandos Association.

Though he never set out to gain individual recognition, Dennis was given accolades for his many and varied accomplishments throughout his life. Some of his most prestigious awards included being a loving Father, Husband and Ge-Paw.

Dennis enjoyed traveling and time away on vacations. It was a chance for him to renew and relax, to visit places he loved dearly including the Florida Panhandle and Texas Gulf Coast.

Simply stated, Dennis was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by his family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. Dennis leaves behind him a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life he touched will always remember MSGT Dennis Elwood Enfinger U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

Graveside services are being held in Sam Houston National Cemetery on Thursday.

Brenda Mann Chambers: Obituary


Brenda Mann Chambers

Mrs. Brenda Mann Chambers, age 69, of Lowellville, Ohio, died Saturday, May 11, 2019.

Mrs. Chambers was born May 12, 1949, in Rome, Ga the daughter of the late Paul and Ruth Bearden Mann. She moved to Youngstown, Ohio as a child and continue to live and work there until her death. She worked many years for Plaza Bakery in Ohio and was known for her cake decorating skills.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother; Daniel Mann.

She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Edward M. Chambers five children; Michael J. (Louise) Dominick, Hattiesburg, MS, John P. (Amanda) Dominick, Struthers, Ohio, Edward (Audrey) Chambers Ft. Wayne IN, Eric Chambers, Youngstown, Ohio, Melissa M. Lantier, Clayton, NC, brother; John (Jan) Mann, Ellijay, sisters; Barbara J. Mann and Belinda “Judy” Mann both of Ellijay, Bonnie M. (David) Terlecki, Youngstown, Ohio, Paulette Weaver and Tammy D. Beltz, both of Struthers, Ohio, sister-in-law, Kathie Vavrinak, Youngstown, Ohio.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 am from the chapel of Bernhardt funeral Home. Interment will be in the Stanley Church of Christ cemetery in Fannin County.

The family will meet with friends Tuesday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family request that material tributes take the form of contributions to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St, Boardman, Ohio 44512.

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